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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dub v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dubbed p. pr. & vb. n. Dubbing.]
 1. To confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son Henry a knight.
 Note:The conclusion of the ceremony was marked by a tap on the shoulder with the sword.
 2. To invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle; to call.
    A man of wealth is dubbed a man of worth.   --Pope.
 3. To clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn. [Obs.]
 His diadem was dropped down
 Dubbed with stones.   --Morte d'Arthure.
 4. To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab; as: (a) To dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber smooth.
 (b) To strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap. --Halliwell. (c) To rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process of cyrrying it. --Tomlinson. (d) To prepare for fighting, as a gamecock, by trimming the hackles and cutting off the comb and wattles.
 To dub a fly, to dress a fishing fly. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
 To dub out Plastering, to fill out, as an uneven surface, to a plane, or to carry out a series of small projections.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: give a nickname to [syn: nickname]
      2: provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language
      3: raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted"
         [syn: knight]
      [also: dubbing, dubbed]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See dub